The town of Surf City told WWAY back in July that they were putting their dunes rebuilding project on hold until the sea turtle nesting season was completed. Now, with Hurricane Dorian off the coast residents are worried how it will impact their homes and businesses.
In Wrightsville Beach, mandatory evacuations began earlier today because of the strong wind and heavy rains expected on the island.
Shelters are open now across the Cape Fear and many people are already in place.
Pharmacies were plenty busy on Tuesday with people trying to fill their prescriptions before Hurricane Dorian reaches southeastern North Carolina.
As we prepare to feel the effects of Hurricane Dorian, many people and businesses are still recovering from Hurricane Florence.
If Hurricane Dorian continues on the same path it is currently traveling, the Cape Fear region should start to experience significant impacts of the storm by mid-week.
The Town of Ocean Isle Beach has declared a state of emergency and a voluntary evacuation effective Tuesday morning in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s arrival.